By Stanton Braude,Bobbi S. Low
This detailed textbook introduces undergraduate scholars to quantitative versions and strategies in ecology, behavioral ecology, evolutionary biology, and conservation. It explores the middle ideas shared through those similar fields utilizing instruments and sensible talents reminiscent of experimental layout, producing phylogenies, uncomplicated statistical inference, and persuasive supply writing. And individuals use examples from their very own state of the art study, delivering various perspectives to interact scholars and increase their understanding.
this is often the single textbook at the topic that includes a collaborative "active studying" process that emphasizes hands-on studying. each bankruptcy has workouts that permit scholars to paintings without delay with the fabric at their very own velocity and in small teams. every one challenge comprises information provided in a wealthy array of codecs, which scholars use to reply to questions that illustrate styles, rules, and techniques. issues variety from Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium and inhabitants potent measurement to optimum foraging and indices of biodiversity. The ebook additionally contains a entire glossary.
as well as the editors, the members are James Beck, Cawas Behram Engineer, John Gaskin, Luke Harmon, Jon Hess, Jason Kolbe, Kenneth H. Kozak, Robert J. Robertson, Emily Silverman, Beth Sparks-Jackson, and Anton Weisstein.
- Provides event with speculation checking out, experimental layout, and medical reasoning
- Covers middle quantitative versions and techniques in ecology, behavioral ecology, evolutionary biology, and conservation
- Turns "discussion sections" into "thinking labs"
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An Introduction to Methods and Models in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology by Stanton Braude,Bobbi S. Low